Category Archives: Announcements

Sponsor Day at FOSS4G North America

This year Our Gold Level sponsors were given the opportunity to assist planning and scheduling the conference agenda for Friday, May 24 2013. OpenGeo and RadiantBlue have done an impressive job putting together a day of programming. The schedule was jut released and we hope you find it as interesting as we do. In addition [...]

Gala Event

I hope that nobody has forgotten to register for the conference Gala event sponsored by Urban Mapping on May 23rd! It’s not too late, you can go to the registration page and add to your registration or better yet, register for both the Gala and the Conference if you haven’t yet! Please join us for [...]

Conference Update, Early Bird Registration Deadline April 1!

Preliminary Program Announced! The Program Committee has announced the preliminary program.  We received a lot of great abstracts and are excited about the quality and diversity of the program. Early Bird Deadline Just a reminder, the Early Bird deadline for registration is sneaking up on us very soon. Please make sure to register by April [...]

Student Opportunities

The FOSS4G-NA planning committee is pleased to present two opportunities for students who wish to take part in the conference. FOSS4G-NA Student Volunteers To encourage student participation at the FOSS4G-NA Conference this year, a limited number of student volunteer opportunities will be offered. As a volunteer, students will be able to participate in all of [...]

All Systems Go!

The planning committee of the 2013 Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial North America (FOSS4G-NA) conference to be held May 22-24 in Minneapolis, MN is pleased to make the following announcements. REGISTRATION Registration is now open!   Register by April 1, 2013 to get the Early Bird rate. KEYNOTES Two superb keynote presentations have been [...]

Save the Date FOSS4G North America 2013

May 22-24, 2013 FOSS4G North America 2013 Marriott City Center Minneapolis, MN – USA Today the 2013 FOSS4G North America Conference Committee announced that the 2013 FOSS4G North America Conference (FOSS4G-NA) will take place May 22-24 at the Marriott City Center in Minneapolis, MN.  FOSS4G brings together public and private-sector stakeholders, innovators and developers who [...]

Presentation Slides Posted

Was there a presentation you couldn’t make it to, or perhaps one you want to see again? Presentation slides from the conference are now available on individual presentation pages. Cruise on over to the FOSS4G North America schedule and find the presentation you’re interested in. Follow that link you’ll find the slides available for download. Additional speaker slides [...]

So long, and thanks for all the fish!

Wow, what a conference! Our thanks to everyone who made it to FOSS4G North America. We had over 350 attendees, 50 speakers and set twitter ablaze with open source geo goodness. We want to send our appreciation to our Keynote Speakers, presenters, Sponsors and our volunteers. We’ll be uploading presentations slides soon – we’ve collected most [...]

Lineup for Ignite Spatial

Tuesday evening we’re hosting an ignite spatial event as part of the opening day cocktail reception. Twelve speakers will give talks on topics like selling open where piracy reigns, curating geo data in the eye of a hurricane, making usable maps, and getting the right geo courses and ideas into universities. Check out the full [...]

A Few Good Videographers

We’re looking for a few good videographers , three to be precise, to record the proceedings of FOSS4G North America. We need folks who have their own equipment and can edit the raw material down into uploadable files, one per session. Our volunteer videographers will gain free admission to FOSS4G North America, and, of course, the sincere appreciation of the [...]